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On 4 December 2018 the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Committee will host a summit in Canberra to examine one of the most challenging cultural heritage issues facing Australia today ‒ achieving and implementing a unified vision for documenting Australian society.
The world’s largest glass plate negatives of Sydney Harbour, held in the State Library of NSW’s collection, have just been added to the UNESCO Memory of the World International Register. The giant negatives join only five other inscriptions from Australia on the World Register.
Read the address by guest speaker, Dr Adrian Caesar, on Dorothea Mackellar's poem, 'Core of my heart' (My Country); and introductory and concluding remarks by Dr Roslyn Russell, Chair, UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Committee.